Students commencing a BMus, BMus (Education) or BMus (Music & Communities) full-time degree at the University of Aberdeen in September 2017 are eligible to apply for the Derek Ogston Music Scholarship and the Margaret Carlaw Music Scholarship.


Two scholarships will be awarded to students with musical talent (voice or instrumental) entering the University for full-time undergraduate studies. The Carlaw scholarship valued at £1,500 and the Ogston scholarship valued at £1,500, will be awarded for three years in the first instance, but may be renewed for a further year.


To be considered for the scholarships you will need to have applied to the University of Aberdeen for a BMus place starting in September 2017; to be awarded the scholarship you must receive and then firmly accept a BMus offer, either conditional or unconditional, of a place at the University. The scholarship can only be held by students of the University – it cannot be transferred to other institutions.

Academic Year 2017-18

Application forms to be submitted to Mr James Wright, in Student Recruitment, by 19th May 2017. The audition is expected to take place the week term commences, 4th to 8th September 2017. Conditions apply and full information can be obtained by downloading the application, guidelines and reference forms from the funding database.